Cutting Board (first attempt)

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Here is my first attempt at an end grain cutting board. I did it as a supplemental wedding gift for a good friend of mine. I used some cut offs I had that I thought came together well. Yellow birch, and walnut are the two I remember. I don’t recall the third species that was used. I have a few things to work on to make the next one better, but it was still fun to make. Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 07-20-2010 06:08 AM

very interesting board .

somewhat different from most .

interesting grain .

well done !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 07-20-2010 12:05 PM

Good job … that the natural color ? what finish did you apply ?

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#3 posted 07-20-2010 01:54 PM

Great first try Vinnie!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#4 posted 07-20-2010 01:58 PM

Very nice. Lots of grain going on there.
I have never worked with Yellow Birch. It looks nice.


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#5 posted 07-20-2010 04:40 PM

well done

-- Joe, Ga

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#6 posted 07-20-2010 05:13 PM

Thanks for the comments. For the finish I sanded to 150 and used several coats of butcher block oil.

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#7 posted 07-20-2010 06:40 PM

Nice looking board.


-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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